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Thailand: Research and Documentation Internship

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Organization: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 15 Dec 2018

Currently recruiting for start date: Monday 7th January 2019 Applications specifying a later start date will not be considered.

Commitment: Four to Six months.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities of an Intern at AAPP:

  • Producing AAPP’s monthly chronology report (a report documenting and analyzing political prisoner developments in Burma)
  • Researching and drafting articles for publication
  • Editing Burmese-English language translations from Burmese news sources
  • Cross-referencing sources for accuracy
  • Compiling and finalizing monthly statistics in cooperation with AAPP staff members
  • Updating and creating political prisoner profiles
  • Independent research overseen by Human Rights Officer. Research topic delegated based on intern interests which align with AAPP’s work
  • English language capacity building with local staff
  • Assisting on Grant Proposals when required
  • Various administrative tasks.

Person specification

  • Strong interest in Burma and Burmese politics
  • Tenacity for research
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong editing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and under your own initiative
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Minimum commitment of five days a week for at least four months.

AAPP Provides:

  • 3,500 Thai Baht living stipend per month for the duration of the intern’s stay
  • A bicycle

How to apply:

Tentative Start date: - Monday 7th January 2019. If you are unable to start work on this date, please do not apply. Any applications stating a later start date will not be considered.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter (no more than two pages) to max.aappb@gmail.com no later than 10th December. Please be sure to include your estimated start date and length of intended stay.

**Due to the number of applications, if you have not been contacted by 11th December, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.